Unconventional Relief

Seeking new age solutions, consumers turn to eclectic pain relief techniques

Implications - Seeking a quicker fix, consumers are moving away from traditional pain relief solutions like bandages and medication toward more experimental alternatives. Using electric voltages and mobile-connected devices as a means to tackle physical pain, consumers are seeking to alleviate discomfort in a more thrilling manner. This speaks to a shift toward greater consumer experimentation, particularly in areas of health and wellness.
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This Year and Warm Top 5 Examples: 13,113 Total Clicks Sep 14 - Dec 15
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Wireless Pain-Alleviating Devices - These Drug-Free Pain Relief Products Connect to Your iPhone
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Hot 4,538 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 14
Wireless Pain-Alleviating Devices
These Drug-Free Pain Relief Products Connect to Your iPhone
Philips is trying to change the way people manage from aches and pains with their soon to be released wireless drug-free pain relief products. In accordance with their mission to improve the lives... [More]
Chronic Pain Relievers - The Quell Wearable Offers Chronic Pain Relief
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Hot 4,090 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 15
Chronic Pain Relievers
The Quell Wearable Offers Chronic Pain Relief
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Petite Adhesive Ice Packs - The Cold Compress Band-Aid Treats the Pain of Small Scrapes and Cuts
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Warm 3,895 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 14
Petite Adhesive Ice Packs
The Cold Compress Band-Aid Treats the Pain of Small Scrapes and Cuts
The Cold Compress Band-Aid was designed to supplement the protection of injuries, helping the sufferer to shed some discomfort. This clever bandage seals the site of a small wound, but it also... [More]
Soothing Joint Massagers - The 'Carepeutic' Heated Physiotherapy Massager Provides Soothing Relief
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Mild 257 Clicks Pub: Dec 9, 15
Soothing Joint Massagers
The 'Carepeutic' Heated Physiotherapy Massager Provides Soothing Relief
Joint pain can strike people of any age ranging from 20-somethings, to those in their twilight years, so the ‘Carepeutic’ Heated Physiotherapy Massager is designed to help alleviate the... [More]
Nausea Prevention Wearables - The ReliefBand Uses Programmed Pulses to Help Users Avoid Sickness
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This Year and Mild 333 Clicks Pub: Dec 17, 15
Nausea Prevention Wearables
The ReliefBand Uses Programmed Pulses to Help Users Avoid Sickness
As the rise of wearables for health and fitness continues, developers are beginning to explore new avenues for specifically managing diabetes, pregnancy, chronic pain and in the case of ReliefBand,... [More]